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Dana Merrill Swan, American lawyer. Member American, Rhode Island bar associations, Estate Planning Council Rhode Island (secretary 1960-1962.

Background

Swan, Dana Merrill was born on February 26, 1908 in Providence. Son of Frank Herbert and Hannah (Dana) Swan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1931, Master of Arts, 1936. Postgraduate Harvard, 1931-1932.

Career

1 daughter, Mary Becket (Mistress Henry F. Anthony II). Admitted to Rhode Island bar, 1932, since practiced in Providence. Partner firm Swan, Keeney Jenckes & Asquith, since 1939.

Vice president, secretary, director Union Wadding Company. Secretary, director Taylor, Symonds Company, Providence Braid Company Secretary, Providence chapter American Red Cross, 1941-1945, vice chairman, 1945-1946, chairman, 1946-1947. Trustee Providence Public Library, 1947-1975.

Trustee Emma Pendleton Bradley Home, 1942-1977, vice president, 1943-1951, president, 1951-1972. Rhodes scholar, 1929-1931, member selection committee 1932-1963.

Membership

Member American, Rhode Island bar associations, Estate Planning Council Rhode Island (secretary 1960-1962. Clubs: Turks Head, Agawam Hunt.

Connections

Married Martha Henwood, March 25, 1933.

father:
Frank Herbert Swan

mother:
Hannah (Dana) Swan

spouse:
Martha Henwood